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Apple explores resolution of A123 Systems' poaching suit

3 hours 10 min ago
Apple said it's exploring a potential resolution of a lawsuit in which it's accused of poaching employees from a lithium ion battery maker amid reports that it's trying to develop an electric car.

Daimler to build Sprinter vans in South Carolina, lawmaker says

4 March, 2015 - 02:29
Daimler AG is set to announce it will build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans at its plant in South Carolina and add 1,200 jobs there as a result, a state politician said on Tuesday.

Fiat Chrysler may sell more than 10% of Ferrari in New York IPO

3 March, 2015 - 22:57
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may sell a stake exceeding 10 percent when its Ferrari division holds an initial public offering this year, as more investors than expected seek a share of the supercar manufacturer.

Hyundai-Kia ride Sonata, Genesis to 7% gain

3 March, 2015 - 22:00
Korean siblings Hyundai and Kia, which combined are the seventh-largest seller of cars in the U.S., posted a 7 percent sales increase in February, giving the group a better result than any top-six automaker except Toyota.

Lexus jumps back into U.S. luxury race; BMW tops Mercedes

3 March, 2015 - 21:39
With a new entry in the hot-selling compact crossover segment, Toyota's Lexus brand has gotten itself back in the hunt for the U.S. luxury auto-sales crown.

Fiat Chrysler Canadian sales top Ford in February; GM, Toyota rise

3 March, 2015 - 20:14
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles topped February sales in Canada, handily beating Ford, which posted lower car and truck sales, according to company sales data.

VW, Porsche hit by weather, port troubles, but Audi extends streak

3 March, 2015 - 20:00
What looked like a hint of a sales rebound at Volkswagen evaporated in February, as every model except its red-hot Golf lineup posted lower sales.

Infiniti surge helps Nissan gain 2.7% and outsell Honda

3 March, 2015 - 19:00
Nissan has beaten Honda in the U.S. once again. Nissan sold a total of 118,436 cars and light trucks in February, up 2.7 percent and besting Honda's 105,466.

Crossover sales help lift Toyota above Ford

3 March, 2015 - 18:00
Powered by strong performances in cars, minivans and trucks, Toyota pulled off a rare feat in February: It outsold the perennial No. 2 in the U.S. market, Ford. Toyota's three U.S.

Ford slips 2% on soft car performance, tight F-150 supplies

3 March, 2015 - 18:00
Ford posted its eighth US sales decline in the past 14 months, allowing Toyota Motor Sales to overtake it for the first time in six months.

GM's sales up 4.2% as trucks soar, cars dive

3 March, 2015 - 18:00
Booming demand for General Motors' pickups and SUVs in February helped ease the sting of a 21 percent drop in car sales. Overall, GM sold 231,378 light vehicles last month, up 4.2 percent from a year earlier.

Weather delays VW shipments as Honda production gets back on track

3 March, 2015 - 17:39
As Honda production affected by West Coast ports labor disputes returns to normal, Volkswagen's East Coast shipments have been delayed.

Apple seen emerging as serious competitor by auto executives

3 March, 2015 - 15:09
Auto executives are taking seriously the prospect that Apple and Google will emerge as competitors even as they consider partnering with the two.

U.S. sales rise 5.3% as wintry weather takes toll

3 March, 2015 - 14:00
Toyota and Subaru joined a handful of smaller automakers in posting double-digit U.S. sales increases for February as severe winter weather crimped demand more than analysts had forecast.

Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, GM, Nissan rise in Feb.; Ford falls

3 March, 2015 - 14:00
Most automakers posted modest U.S. sales increases in February amid signs that severe winter weather crimped demand more than previously forecast. Sales rose 13 percent at Toyota, 5.6 percent at Fiat Chrysler, 7.

Fiat Chrysler, GM, Nissan rise in Feb.; Ford falls

3 March, 2015 - 14:00
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said its U.S. sales rose 6 percent last month, its smallest increase in more than a year, and indicated that industrywide demand was not as strong as some analysts had forecast.

Fiat Chrysler posts 6% sales gain; Nissan, Hyundai also advance

3 March, 2015 - 14:00
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said its U.S. sales rose 6 percent last month, its smallest increase in more than a year, and indicated that industrywide demand was not as strong as some analysts had forecast.

Fiat Chrysler posts 6% sales gain, powered again by Jeep

3 March, 2015 - 14:00
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said its U.S. sales rose 6 percent last month, its smallest increase in more than a year, and indicated that industrywide demand was not as strong as some analysts had forecast.

Toyota, Ford frustrated by rail car shortage

3 March, 2015 - 13:05
Railroad companies are struggling to keep up with surging US demand for trucks and SUVs, frustrating Ford and Toyota.

Kobe Steel considers $800 million U.S. aluminum plant for auto suppliers

3 March, 2015 - 12:41
Kobe Steel, supplier of aluminum sheet to half of Japan's auto industry, is considering building a 100 billion yen ($832 million) plant in the U.S. to expand sales to Japanese carmakers operating in North America.

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